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Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship Program

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University of Mississippi Medical Center
May 1, 2022

Dr. Wahnee Sherman


The Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship Program offers a scholarship to rural medical school students in Mississippi who agree to practice in underserved rural areas of Mississippi for at least 4 years upon completion of their degree.

The program is designed for students currently residing in rural areas of Mississippi who wish to return to those areas to practice medicine. Students are mentored throughout the program, from undergraduate to initial practice support and mentoring.


Applicants must be a legal resident of Mississippi from a rural background and plan to practice in a rural or medically underserved community in Mississippi upon completion of his/her degree program.

Applicants must also plan to complete an internship/residency program in one of the following primary care specialties:

  • Family medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • General internal medicine
  • Obstetrics-gynecology
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Offers up to $30,000 per year to cover the cost of tuition and a portion of the student's instructional materials and living expenses.

Application process

A link to the online application is available on the program website.

Tagged as
Maternal health and prenatal care · Physicians · Primary care · Scholarships for health careers · Mississippi

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